Key Concept 4.1 — The interconnection of the Eastern and Western Hemispheres, made possible by transoceanic voyaging, transformed trade and religion and had a significant economic, cultural, social, and demographic impact on the world.
Key Concept 4.2 — Although the world's productive systems continued to be heavily centered on agriculture, major changes occurred in agricultural labor, the systems and locations of manufacturing, gender and social structures, and environmental processes.
Key Concept 4.3 — Empires expanded around the world, presenting new challenges in the incorporation of diverse populations and in the effective administration of new coerced labor systems.
- Floating World of Edo
- Siege of Vienna (Video by Armchair Historian)
- The Fall of the Ming Dynasty in China, 1644
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- Aurangzeb - Aeon article looking at him in a different light
- Babur - Thoughtco.com Article
- Battle of Chaldiran - Article on Britannica
- Devshirme - Isidore Glabas and the Turkish Devshirme, Speros Vryonis, Jr. (1956) - More info on the Devshirme (part of understanding the Janissaries.
- Din-i-ilahi - Prezi with basic explanation
- Gunpowder Empire Comparison - See this chart for a comparison of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires
- Gunpowder Revolution in Asia - Asia in the Gunpowder Revolution, Scott Levi (2018) - An article from Oxford Research Encyclopedias
- Mughal Empire - The Mughal Empire in India
- Safi-al-Din - Britannica article on the Founder of the Safavids
- Sati - Widow-Burning - On the practice of widow burning in India
- Treaty of Carlowitz - Article on Britannica